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Image for Lytton Strachey The Unknown Years 1880-1910 / Lytton Strachey:  The Years of Achievement 1910-1932 (Two Volumes)

Lytton Strachey The Unknown Years 1880-1910 / Lytton Strachey: The Years of Achievement 1910-1932 (Two Volumes)

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131598

Condition: Very Good


Boxed two volume set. Dust jackets taped to boards. Previous owner's bookplates. Interiors clean and unmarked; tight binding. View more info

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Houston's Forgotten Heritage: Landscape, Houses, Interiors, 1824-1914

By: Houghton, Dorothy Knox Howe, Scardino, Barrie M., Blackburn, Sadie Gwin & Howe, Katherine S.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, Rice University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 135305

ISBN: 0892633107

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 387 pages. Slight edge wear. This ambitious book, containing 275 illustrations, tells a richly detailed story of Houston home life and culture before World War I. View more info

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Robert Mapplethorpe

By: Howard, R.

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Whitney Museum of Art/Abrams: 1990

Seller ID: 134314

ISBN: 0821217860

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 216 pages. Small date stamp inside front cover. Large format: 9 1/4"w x 11 3/4"h. View more info

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Zuckerkandl!

By: Hutchins, Robert Maynard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Grove Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135304

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. Full brown cloth boards with gilt illustration. Edge wear to cover. "The book profiles the philosophy of the fictitious Austrian thinker Dr. Alexander Zuckerkandl and satirizes his philosophy of disentanglement. Resembling a fairy tale in form, Zuckerkandl! has been interpreted as a parody of Freud. As such, it blames Zuckerkandl and by extension Freud for the ills of modern society." [Wikipedia] View more info

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Fireside Stories

By: Hutchinson, Virginia S.

Price: $8.41

Publisher: New York, Minton, Balch & Company: 1927

Edition: 20th Impression

Seller ID: 129076

Condition: Near Fine


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Inside clean and unmarked, binding tight. 150 pages, comprising 15 fairy tales and animal stories from different European folklores. Approx. 3rd grade reading level. Mostly black and white pen illustrations, with some glossy color plates as well. Grey library binding with black and white illustrations on cover. Find out why the Bear is stumpy-tailed, and what was so wonderful about the Pot. Titty Mouse's true story also included (6th grade and older only). View more info

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Peer Gynt

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Heritage Press: 1957

Seller ID: 132184

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 315 pages, plus appendix. Discolored spine. Previous owner's bookplate. Full green cloth decorated boards. Translated, with an introduction by William and Charles Archer. Illustrated by Per Krohg. In a Fair slipcase with scuffing and wear. View more info

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Barnes Book of Nursery Verse

By: Ireson, Barbara (editor)

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, A.S. Barnes: 1960

Seller ID: 134609

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 286 pages. Worn and frayed edges of cover; small tears on dust jacket. Index of first lines; Index of authors. View more info

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The Wonderful World of Archaeology

By: Jessup, Ronald

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Books: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 134616

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on endpaper. Slightly warped front cover with edge wear. 70 pages. Large format: 9 3/4"w x 12 1/2"h. Amazing color illustrations. Neat-o world-as-jigsaw puzzle endpapers. View more info

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Complete Paintings Of El Greco

By: Jose Gudiol

Price: $38.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Greenwich House: 1983

Edition: 1983

Seller ID: 133510

ISBN: 0517404990

Condition: Near Fine


Book has tiny indentation in upper edge at spine, lower rear corner lightly bumped, otherwise Fine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, pages and page block is excellent and unblemished in straight, solid binding. Heavily illustrated with 85 color illustrations and 268 in black & white. 374pp. covers in red leatherette with gilt print on spine. Quite pretty. Reprint from Viking. Dust jacket is not clipped, minor scuffing and edge wear, no tears. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and pack in material appropriate to ensure ... View more info

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Build Your Own Stone House: Using the Easy, Slipform Method

By: Karl Schwenke; Sue Schwenke

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Charlotte, Vermont, Garden Way Publishing: 1976

Seller ID: 135074

ISBN: 0882660713

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 156 pages. Many b&w illustrations. View more info

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What the Queen Said and Other Facetious Fragments

By: King, Stoddard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, George H. Doran: 1926

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 132915

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 149 pages. Previous owner's bookplate. Inscribed by author. Blue cloth boards with pasted down label. View more info

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I. Kuprejanov [Kupreianov] Prints By

By: Kupreianov, Nikolai Nikalaevich [I. Kuprejanov]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Leningrad :, Khudozhnik RSFSR: 1980

Seller ID: 131892

Condition: Near Fine


18 plates and a ten page pamphlet. Text in Cyrillic. In a beige cloth covered case with sunning and discoloration to spine, a small tear at bottom of spine, and penciled price on back. Small creases to edge of pamphlet. Prints are in Fine condition and are 26 cm x 29 cm. Number 63 of a limited edition of 500. Kupreianov was a Soviet graphic artist born in 1894, in the Polish People’s Republic; died July 29, 1933, in Moscow. "In 1910, Kupreianov studied in St. Petersburg with A. P. Ostroumova-Lebedeva and in the workshops of D. N. Kardovskii and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin. He was a membe... View more info

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Images from the Floating World - The Japanese Print; Including an Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-e

By: Lane, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133300

ISBN: 1568524811

Condition: Fine


Book is as-new black fine cloth covers, sliver lettering at spine. Excellent condition in every respect with no blemishes of any kind. Previous owner's name and phone number on front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light shelf wear only, no tears or chipping. An encyclopedic reference to the subject, at 364 pages, book is divided between two roughly equal sections with different paper used in each. The first is in four sections: Early genre painting and the rise of Ukiyo-e, The primitives and the first centry of Ukiyo-e 1660 - 1765 The golden age of the color print 1765 - 1810, & Hokusai, ... View more info

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The Look-It-up Book of Mammals

By: Lauber, Patricia

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Random House: 1967

Seller ID: 133989

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, straight, solid binding, text/interior is clean and free of marks of any kind except for previous owner's inscription on front end paper. Text is full of large color illustrations with descriptive paragraphs for each animal, arranged alphabetically. View more info

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Women in Love

By: Lawrence, D.H.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1949

Seller ID: 135076

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Small format: 4 7/8"w x 7 1/4"h. Attractive Modern Library edition with black cloth cover. Endpapers designed by Rockwell Kent. Dust jacket shows original $2.95 price. Edge wear and small tears on sightly scuffed dust jacket. Modern Library #68. Previous owner's name stamp. View more info

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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadia

By: Longfellow, H.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: M.a. Donohue & Co.:

Seller ID: 134924

Condition: Good


Small format: 4 1/4"w x 6". No date given, circa 1900. Previous owners' names. Wear to edges. View more info

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Art in the Seventies

By: Lucie-Smith, Edward

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 128389

ISBN: 0714820717

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 128 pages. Previous owner's name. " From his stance as an active and important art critic, Edward Lucie-Smith has close first-hand knowledge of the art of the 70s. In this first general survey of the decade, packed with images that are often surprising and sometimes disturbing, he sets out to analyse the development both of old forms and of new ones, and to provide a coherent framework for the general reader. He shows how 70s artists have reacted to the Pop Art, Minimal Art and Conceptual Art of the 60s, and traces a new interest in illusio... View more info

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Marilyn: A Never-Ending Dream

By: Luijters, Guus

Price: $8.41

Publisher: United Kingdom, Plexus Pub: 1986

Seller ID: 132269

ISBN: 0859651452

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 171 pages. Many b&w photos. Large format: 8 1/4"w x 11 3/4"h. Quotes from interviews with Marilyn Monroe and hundreds of photos. View more info

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Marilyn: A Biography

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 132331

ISBN: 0448010291

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 268 pages. Small tears on price-clipped dust jacket. Full oatmeal colored cloth boards. Brown ink mark on spine. A bit musty smelling. Text by Norman Mailer, pictures by the world's foremost photographers, including Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Philippe Halsman, Arnold Newman, and Bert Stern. Large format: 9 3/8"w x 10 3/4"h. View more info

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Art Institute of Chicago: Favorite Impressionist Paintings

By: Marandell, J. Patrice

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Abbeville Press: 1979

Seller ID: 131441

ISBN: 0896593827

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 106 pages. Edge wear and peeling laminate on corner of cover. Large format: 11 3/4"w x 15"h. Each painting is on its own page, faced with a description of the work on the opposite page. Artists included: Johann Barthold Jongkind; Eugene Boudin; Camille Passaro; Edouard Manet; Edgar Degas; Henri Fantin-Latour; Alfred Sisley; Paul Cezanne; Claude Monet; Frederic Bazille; Pierre-Auguste Renoir; Gustave Caillebotte; Paul Guagin; Vincent Van Gogh; Georges Seurat; Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. View more info